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Alabama’s new head coach Avery Johnson continued building his terrific first recruiting class on Wednesday, snaring a verbal commitment from top-75 prospect Braxton Key (formerly Blackwell) of Oak Hill Academy (VA). Key, a 6′-7″ combo forward with great ball skills, joins top-15 prospect Terrance Ferguson, a 6′-7 wing, and 6′-5″ junior college forward Ar’Mond Davis in what is …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: October 21, 2015, 11:58 pm
Height: 6′-10″ Weight: 254 Wingspan: 7′-4″ Position: C High School (State): DeSoto (TX) Club Team (Affiliation): Pro Skills (Nike) Our Take: A powerful post player with tremendous size, length and bulk, Bolden is a true center who shows the potential to be a “take no prisoners” interior prospect down the road. Despite his prodigious frame, Bolden is mobile …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: October 18, 2015, 9:07 pm
Height: 6′-7″ Wingspan: 6′-8″ Weight: 190 Position: SG High School (State): Advanced Prep International (TX) Club Team (Affiliation): MWA Elite (Under Armour) Commitment: Alabama Crimson Tide Our Take: A prolific outside shooter and net torcher, Ferguson is also explosive and finishes as well as most in the 2016 class. Ferguson is still very thin, but has the frame and athletic gifts …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: October 16, 2015, 9:23 pm
Rutgers now has a fourth member of their 2015 recruiting class in play, as 6′-6″ wing Jonathan Laurent of Dr. Phillips (FL) made a verbal commitment to the Scarlet Knights. He’s the second player from Florida in the class, as top-100 guard Corey Sanders signed during the early signing period. reported Laurent picked Rutgers over offers …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: April 3, 2015, 6:46 pm
Best Player: Ben Simmons, LSU Best Potential: Skal Labissere, Kentucky Best Scorer: Isaiah Briscoe, Kentucky Best Shooter: D.J. Hogg, Texas A&M Best Rebounder: Tyler Davis, Texas A&M Best Passer: P.J. Dozier, South Carolina Best Defender: Jimmy Whitt, Arkansas Best Glue Guy: Charles Matthews, Kentucky Best Athlete: Nu Williams, Auburn 1. Kentucky Wildcats Isaiah Briscoe | 6′-3″ | PG | Roselle Catholic (NJ) …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: November 29, 2014, 6:45 pm
6′-4″ guard Dazon Ingram of Theodore (AL) announced his verbal pledge to Alabama on Monday evening, becoming the third prospect in the Crimson Tide’s 2015 recruiting class. Alabama has focused on in-state prospect during the 2015 recruiting cycle, as Ingram joins fellow Alabama natives power forward Danta Hales and wing Brandon Austin. According to multiple reports, Ingram picked …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: October 14, 2014, 3:34 am

Scholarship Grid

Point GuardsRetin Obasohan (Sr)Justin Coleman (Jr)Justin Coleman (Sr)Dazon Ingram (Sr)
Justin Coleman (So)Dazon Ingram (So)Dazon Ingram (Jr)Avery Johnson (Sr)
Avery Johnson (Tr)Avery Johnson (So)Avery Johnson (Jr)
Dazon Ingram (Fr)
WingsArthur Edwards (Sr)Nick King (Jr)Nick King (Sr)Brandon Austin (Sr)
Nick King (Tr)Riley Norris (Jr)Riley Norris (Sr)Terrance Ferguson (Jr)
Riley Norris (So)Ar' Mond Davis (Jr)Ar' Mond Davis (Sr)Braxton Key (Jr)
Brandon Austin (Fr)Brandon Austin (So)Brandon Austin (Jr)
Terrance Ferguson (Fr)Terrance Ferguson (So)
Braxton Key (Fr)Braxton Key (So)
PostsMichael Kessens (Jr)Michael Kessens (Sr)Donta Hall (Jr)Donta Hall (Sr)
Jimmie Taylor (Jr)Jimmie Taylor (Sr)
Shannon Hale (Jr)Shannon Hale (Sr)
Donta Hall (Fr)Donta Hall (So)

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2016

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Terrance Ferguson6'-7"SGAdvanced Prep International (TX)HSVerbal
Ar'mond Davis6'-5"SFCollege of Southern Idaho (ID)JCVerbal
Braxton Key6'-7"SFOak Hill Academy (VA)HSVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2015

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Brandon Austin6'-5"SFCarver (AL)HSSigned
Danta Hall6'-8"PFLuverne (AL)HSSigned
Dazon Ingram6'-4"PGTheodore (AL)HSSigned

Class of 2014

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Justin Coleman5'-10"PGWenonah (AL)HSSigned
Devin Mitchell6'-4"SGCollins Hill (GA)HSSigned
Riley Norris6'-5"SFAlbertville (AL)HSSigned
Jeff Garrett6'-7"SFOldsmar Christian (FL)HSSigned

Class of 2013

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Shannon Hale6'-7"PFChrist School (NC)HSSigned
Jimmie Taylor 6'-10"CGreensboro (AL)HSSigned
Algie Key6'-4"SGBarton CC (KS)JCSigned

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